Updates to PCF and Amara Legal Terms

In May and June of 2020, Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF), the nonprofit behind Amara, updated the legal documents that govern all of its associated websites, software offerings, and professional services (including Amara). These changes are now reflected in the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Please read the documents in full, but we hope this … Continue reading Updates to PCF and Amara Legal Terms

FREE private subtitling workspaces for K-12 schools!

News of schools closing all around the world has students, parents, and teachers seeking a stronghold while their lives and schedules are upended by the current pandemic. Millions of students may remain out of school for the rest of the academic year in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).  In this difficult … Continue reading FREE private subtitling workspaces for K-12 schools!

Pieter Bruegel’s painting The Tower of Babel

New to Amara: Mirandese and Nhengatu

Two new subtitle languages are now supported on Amara: Mirandese from Portugal and Nhengatu from Brazil. We are happy to share more about these languages! Mirandese (mwl) Mirandese is part of the Indo-European language family and it is spoken in the Northeast population of Portugal. It is a co-official language of the town Miranda do Douro … Continue reading New to Amara: Mirandese and Nhengatu